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EU unveils plans for new e-commerce, online platforms regulation

Tuesday 15 December 2020 | 17:41 CET | News
The European Commission has unveiled its long-awaited legislation on the digital services sector. The proposal includes the Digital Services Act, which aims to update the EU's eCommerce directive of 2000 for the latest internet services, and the Digital Marketplaces Act, a new form of competition legislation which targets so-called 'gatekeepers', the biggest platforms offering online services. The plans must be negotiated still with the European Parliament and member states. If approved, they would apply immediately across the EU, to any company providing services in the bloc. 

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